error during upgrade causes JIRA access problem on 7.0 startup

The aim:-

Server A JIRA 6.4.11 Oracle 11g

Server B JIRA 7.5 Oracle 12c

 

On Server B I created 6.4.11 and imported my Server A database on Oracle 12c.  Was able to log in OK.

On Server B I then tried to upgrade to 7.0 from the download zip.  All appears to go OK in the Upgrade Wizard, but when I try to launch it in the Browser, I get a JIRA Access Problem

Description - As error occurred performing the JIRA upgrade

Level - Error

Exception

Error occurred during export before upgrade: Error creating GenericValue (SQL Exception while getting value:  (Invalid column type: getBLOB not implemented for class oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CLongRawAccessor))

 If necessary, auto-export can be disabled; see http://www.atlassian.com/software/jira/docs/latest/upgrade/autoexport.html

org.ofbiz.core.util.GeneralRuntimeException: Error creating GenericValue (SQL Exception while getting value:  (Invalid column type: getBLOB not implemented for class oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CLongRawAccessor))

          at org.ofbiz.core.entity.EntityListIterator.next(EntityListIterator.java:253)

          at com.atlassian.jira.ofbiz.DefaultOfBizListIterator.next(DefaultOfBizListIterator.java:140)

          at com.atlassian.jira.ofbiz.WrappingOfBizListIterator.next(WrappingOfBizListIterator.java:80)

          at com.atlassian.jira.action.admin.export.DefaultSaxEntitiesExporter.exportEntity(DefaultSaxEntitiesExporter.java:159)

          at com.atlassian.jira.action.admin.export.DefaultSaxEntitiesExporter.exportEntities(DefaultSaxEntitiesExporter.java:110)

          at com.atlassian.jira.bc.dataimport.DefaultExportService.exportJIRA(DefaultExportService.java:203)

          at com.atlassian.jira.bc.dataimport.DefaultExportService.export(DefaultExportService.java:89)

          at com.atlassian.jira.bc.dataimport.DefaultExportService.export(DefaultExportService.java:71)

          at com.atlassian.jira.bean.export.AutoExportImpl.exportData(AutoExportImpl.java:97)

          at com.atlassian.jira.upgrade.UpgradeManagerImpl.doUpgradeIfNeeded(UpgradeManagerImpl.java:442)

          at com.atlassian.jira.upgrade.UpgradeManagerImpl.doUpgradeIfNeededAndAllowed(UpgradeManagerImpl.java:392)

          at com.atlassian.jira.upgrade.UpgradeLauncher.checkIfUpgradeNeeded(UpgradeLauncher.java:105)

          at com.atlassian.jira.upgrade.UpgradeLauncher.start(UpgradeLauncher.java:52)

          at com.atlassian.jira.startup.ActiveServicesLauncher.start(ActiveServicesLauncher.java:55)

          at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher.lambda$postDbLaunch$175(DefaultJiraLauncher.java:140)

          at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher$$Lambda$17/760374200.run(Unknown Source)

          at com.atlassian.jira.config.database.DatabaseConfigurationManagerImpl.doNowOrEnqueue(DatabaseConfigurationManagerImpl.java:356)

          at com.atlassian.jira.config.database.DatabaseConfigurationManagerImpl.doNowOrWhenDatabaseActivated(DatabaseConfigurationManagerImpl.java:226)

          at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher.postDbLaunch(DefaultJiraLauncher.java:126)

          at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher.lambda$start$173(DefaultJiraLauncher.java:92)

          at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher$$Lambda$2/54156685.run(Unknown Source)

          at com.atlassian.jira.util.devspeed.JiraDevSpeedTimer.run(JiraDevSpeedTimer.java:34)

          at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher.start(DefaultJiraLauncher.java:90)

          at com.atlassian.jira.startup.LauncherContextListener.contextInitialized(LauncherContextListener.java:84)

          at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:4710)

          at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(StandardContext.java:5135)

          at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150)

          at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1409)

          at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1399)

          at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:266)

at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1142)          at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:617)          at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745)Caused by: org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDataSourceException: SQL Exception while getting value:  (Invalid column type: getBLOB not implemented for class oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CLongRawAccessor)          at org.ofbiz.core.entity.jdbc.SqlJdbcUtil.getValue(SqlJdbcUtil.java:706)          at org.ofbiz.core.entity.EntityListIterator.currentGenericValue(EntityListIterator.java:169)          at org.ofbiz.core.entity.EntityListIterator.next(EntityListIterator.java:246)          ... 32 moreCaused by: java.sql.SQLException: Invalid column type: getBLOB not implemented for class oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CLongRawAccessor          at oracle.jdbc.driver.Accessor.unimpl(Accessor.java:412)          at oracle.jdbc.driver.Accessor.getBLOB(Accessor.java:1270)          at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleResultSetImpl.getBLOB(OracleResultSetImpl.java:1623)          at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleResultSetImpl.getBlob(OracleResultSetImpl.java:585)          at org.apache.commons.dbcp.DelegatingResultSet.getBlob(DelegatingResultSet.java:550)          at org.apache.commons.dbcp.DelegatingResultSet.getBlob(DelegatingResultSet.java:550)          at org.ofbiz.core.entity.jdbc.SqlJdbcUtil.getBlobAsByteArray(SqlJdbcUtil.java:741)          at org.ofbiz.core.entity.jdbc.SqlJdbcUtil.getValue(SqlJdbcUtil.java:701)          ... 34 more

 

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Found this which got over the initial hurdle.  Needed to alter both the propertydata and clusteredjob tables LONG RAW -> BLOB on columns. 

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirakb/invalid-column-type-getblob-not-implemented-for-class-oracle-jdbc-driver-t4clongrawaccessor-during-backup-process-854131615.html

Rolled back to 6.4.11 as it had mucked up the installation, and ran the upgrade again.  This time achieved 7.0 OK

Hope this helps someone else.

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